Alexandra Ramires has been working in animation since 2009. In 2013 she arrived in Porto to work in the animation studios of the production company Bando à Parte, which today has become a cooperative – BAP Animation Studio – of which she is a founding member. In her professional career she has worked on several international award-winning films. Drop by Drop (Água Mole, 2017) is her first animation movie co-directed with Laura Gonçalves, a film with presence in festivals such as Cannes and Toronto. Tie (Elo, 2020) is her first film as a solo director. Premiered in 2020, it has achieved several awards.